Minimum LSAT for T14 with my GPA?

Not sure where your numbers will get you? Dying to know where you stand? Come have your palms read by your fellow posters!
User avatar

Posts: 686
Joined: Wed Nov 23, 2011 2:51 pm

Re: Minimum LSAT for T14 with my GPA?

Postby cactuarX3 » Fri Jan 27, 2012 2:40 pm

I imagine people are Ivies are just smarter and therefore tend to have better softs, better LSAT, better writing, etc. to get them into better law schools.

User avatar

Posts: 743
Joined: Wed Jan 05, 2011 11:35 am

Re: Minimum LSAT for T14 with my GPA?

Postby law4vus » Fri Jan 27, 2012 7:51 pm

bdubs wrote:
law4vus wrote:
bdubs wrote:4.1 is a great GPA, what undergrad is it from? The relative weight that the school puts on the GPA will be dictated somewhat by the quality of the institution.


I can guarantee you that a 4.0 from an ivy is viewed differently than a 4.0 from a poorly regarded or unknown school.

See page 36: ... report.pdf

The bias toward highly regarded schools will only get stronger in the T14.

Ivies, yes. But the difference from, say, Georgetown University to Craptown State U isn't going to be a significant except as a tiebreaker.

User avatar

Posts: 109
Joined: Mon Nov 01, 2010 2:41 pm

Re: Minimum LSAT for T14 with my GPA?

Postby hdivschool » Sat Jan 28, 2012 12:19 am

There is significant grade inflation at Ivy League schools. That being said, it's too difficult to compare GPAs across schools.

User avatar

Posts: 545
Joined: Sat Oct 30, 2010 3:55 pm

Re: Minimum LSAT for T14 with my GPA?

Postby smokeylarue » Sat Jan 28, 2012 4:37 am

169 will put in in play Cornell, Georgetown, and Michigan

170-171 for some of the other lower T14's (Duke, UPenn)

172 puts NYU into likely territory

173+ for Chicago and Columbia.

Return to “What are my chances??

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 4 guests